Pure Plate Reverb

Pure Plate Reverb


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UA’s renowned plate reverb modeling
in an easy‑to‑use plug-in.

The Pure Plate Reverb plug-in provides UA's revolutionary plate reverb emulation in a simple, affordable package — with all of the essential features. By harnessing the musical, deep, organic sound of this classic effect, Pure Plate Reverb gives you warmth and texture to your sources that only plate reverb can provide.

Now You Can:

Easily add natural depth and shimmer to vocals and instruments

Sculpt with classic plate reverb controls like mechanical damping and input filters

Quickly tweak the perfect reverb tone with Bass and Treble controls

Mix with artist presets from Patrick Carney (The Black Keys), Richard Chycki (Rush, Dream Theater) Chuck Zwicky (Prince, The Time) and more

Take a Listen

Take a Listen
 Groundbreaking Reverb Emulation Technology

Groundbreaking Reverb Emulation Technology

The Pure Plate Reverb plug-in was engineered by the modeling experts at Universal Audio to be a no-compromise emulation of this classic effect. By capturing all of the sonic and mechanical nuances of the steel plate, transducers, and dampers, the Pure Plate Reverb plug-in gives vocals, guitars, strings, and synths a lush, satisfying space that gently flatters any source.

Easy to Use

Easy to Use

Whether you’re tracking in realtime using an Apollo interface, or mixing in your DAW, Pure Plate Reverb’s intuitive controls deliver musical results for beginners and pros alike. The ultra-effective Baxandall-type Bass and Treble controls sculpt the timbre of the reverb, while the Low Cut Hz input filters and Pre Delay further season the reverb’s character. Finally, the Balance control lets you place your “space” perfectly in the stereo spectrum. No matter the source, Pure Plate Reverb gives you the rich analog dimension and depth of an old-school plate reverb system.


Instantly musical and familiar sound of mechanical plate reverb used on records from the ’50s to today

A one-stop reverb that sounds right on any mix, any source, any genre

Simple control set, easy to dial in

Low frequency input filtering, Pre Delay, Decay, two-band shelving EQ, Balance, and Dry/Wet mix

Includes Artist Presets from Patrick Carney (The Black Keys), Richard Chycki (Rush, Dream Theater) Chuck Zwicky (Prince, The Time) and more

Customer Reviews

Pure Plate Reverb

Overall Rating

d. bennett

November 16, 2017

Plate Reverb

Purchased the Plate reverb and I love it. I have several others and this is the best. I use it for vocals and guitar and it just smooths the sound.

d. bennett

November 15, 2017

Plate Reverb

Love this Reverb. Best one I’ve found.

p. hedin

November 9, 2017


It sounds real and is so easy to use, not to many options but the options work reallu good. Great work UAD!

UAD User

October 28, 2017

Amazing In live Mixing!

I've been using the Pure Plate for mixing live in venues around the globe and its always great and way better then reverbs available on consoles. The simplicity lets me concentrate on mixing the show rather then tweeking effects.

A. Avelin

September 30, 2017

Sounds nice

Extremely easy to dial in and sounds great. A little boring perhaps but that's easy to fix with chorus or distortion etc..


September 30, 2017

Great sound at minimum settings.

Wonderful plugin from UAD. Thank you for the opportunity to enjoy the best devices created in the last century.

a. contreras

September 29, 2017

Perfect and Easy

Un hermoso sonido, fácil de usar, versátil y como efecto creativo esta de lujo.

D. Nosov

September 26, 2017

Excellent sound

It is easy to give the necessary coloring to a sound. The next fine plug-in from UA.

M. Rosenqvist

September 20, 2017

Easy to use and sounds great!

Love it, easy to use and sounds great.

d. danieli

September 16, 2017

Pure Plate Reverb

my favorite reverb, I use it on vocals, simple and effective to use

t. johnson

September 15, 2017

Sound and Simplicity!

Demoed it, loved it and purchased it immediately! The sound and the simplicity is what sold me.

R. Keith

September 4, 2017

This is the vintage plate reverb sound that I have been searching for 17 years for!!!

I own all of the UAD EMT Reverbs and the DreamVerb. I owned a Bricasti. Soundtoys. I've owned lots of reverb and delay pedals from Roland, Eventide, Sony and Boss. Despite the love that these products get, even the old UAD verbs, I never fell in love with any, except for the Echoboy, which has been getting heavy use, and the Earthquaker Dispatch Master, which is outstanding pedal for guitar. UAD's Pure Plate Reverb is, in short, AMAZING. This is the one that I have been waiting for. It sounds like real plate verb, or something very close to it. It nails that mid-60s Decca / Abbey Road / Pye verb and is versatile. This sucker already saved one of my songs and I imagine it will be used on most of my sessions from here on out. Great!

UAD User

September 1, 2017

Fat and juicy

Oh man, this plugin is exactly what I hoped it would be. Dead simple to use, but so flexible.

P. Dittrich

August 21, 2017

Großartiger Plate Reverb

Einfach zu bedienen. Wenn man danach noch einen EQ setzt kommt man zu fantastischen Ergebnissen. Super Preis/Leistungsverhältnis.

R. Katuin

August 15, 2017

Clean and easy to use.

I love this reverb. As soon as i bought it i started using it on my vocals and leads. It is my standard reverb now. Also think the price is more than fair.

J. Mazey

August 14, 2017

The simplest way to add plate reverb to anything in your mix.

I can honestly say I am 100 percent impressed with this little beauty-simple to use,sounds spot on-I enjoy mixing in space with it and it will always be my first plug in-in my AUX send-Thank you (Universal Audio) for another TOP QULITY PRODUCT.

F. Biagetti

August 14, 2017

Great reverb, easy to use !

I'm not really tech savy when it comes to reverb, so the simplified approach to settings is really great, you can't go wrong with this one !

Sound is great, if you don't have the EMT 140 it's a great plug to start

A. Korotkov

August 8, 2017

Simple & Perfect

Simplified and low cost version of EMT 140. Excellent sound, useful GUI. I love it.

D. Draganov

August 5, 2017

Great Pure Plate Reverb !!!

Just Great !!!

F. Aquila

August 5, 2017

Lush Reverb

My favorite for almost everything but it shine on vocal and Brass